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  • Erse: Béal Feirste
Skyline an biggins throuoot the City of Belfast
Belfast City Coat of Arms.svg
Coat of arms with motto "Pro Tanto Quid Retribuamus" (Latin: "What shall we give in return for so much")
Belfast is locatit in the Unitit Kinrick
Location within the United Kingdom
Area44.4 sq mi (115 km2)
PopulationCity of Belfast:
333,000 (2014)[1] 
Urban Area:
483,418 (2001)[2]
Metropolitan area:
585,996 (2001)[3]
Erse grid referenceJ338740
KintraNorthren Ireland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounBELFAST
Postcode destrictBT1–BT17, BT29 (part), BT36 (part), BT58
Diallin code028
FireNorthren Ireland
AmbulanceNorthren Ireland
EU PairlamentNorthren Ireland
UK Pairlament
NI Assemmly
Leet o places
Northren Ireland
54°35′49″N 5°55′48″W / 54.597°N 5.930°W / 54.597; -5.930Coordinates: 54°35′49″N 5°55′48″W / 54.597°N 5.930°W / 54.597; -5.930
= Banner o Belfast.

Belfast (frae the Airisch Gaelick Béal Feirste, meanin 'saundy fuird at tha fit o tha river';[11] kent as Bilfawst or Bilfaust in Ulstèr-Scotch) is the caipital citie o Norlin Airlan (Lallans Northren Ireland).[12] It's tha mucklest urban aurie in Norlin Airlann an tha Stewartrie o Ulstèr an the seicont-mucklest citie on the islann o Airlan.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Belfast City Council". Retrieved 22 Februar 2016.
  2. The UK's major urban areas Office for National Statistics (Urban area of Belfast and connected settlements, Table 3.1, page 47)
  3. Statistical Classification and Delineation of Settlements (PDF), NISRA, Februar 2005, retrieved 13 Mey 2012
  4. Wakefield, Edward. An account of Ireland, statistical and political: in two volumes. 2. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. pp. 693–694.
  5. "Census for post 1821 figures". Archived frae the original on 20 September 2010. Retrieved 12 August 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  6. "Home". Histpop.Org. 2 Apryle 2007. Retrieved 13 November 2010.
  7. NISRA. "Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency – Census Home Page". Archived frae the original on 4 Apryle 2010. Retrieved 12 August 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  8. Lee, JJ (1981). "On the accuracy of the Pre-famine Irish censuses". In Goldstrom, J. M.; Clarkson, L. A. (eds.). Irish Populatioe, Economy, and Society: Essays in Honour of the Late K. H. Connell. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press.
  9. Mokyr, Joel; O Grada, Cormac (November 1984). "New Developments in Irish Population History, 1700–1850". The Economic History Review. 37 (4): 473–488. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0289.1984.tb00344.x.
  10. "Belfast City Council. Belfast: A Profile of the City. Demographics". Archived frae the original on 25 September 2010. Retrieved 12 August 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  11. "Placenames/Logainmneacha: Belfast". BBC Northern Ireland - Education. BBC. Retrieved 17 Mey 2007.
  12. "Northern Ireland". MSN Encarta - Northern Ireland. Microsoft. Retrieved 29 October 2007.